Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation Card
Administrative Offices, Gaffney Fitness Center
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation cards, which are required at numerous on-post FMWR activities including Gaffney, are issued at the Gaffney Fitness Center. The cards are used to track traffic, issue equipment and for programming purposes.
The following activities require an FMWR Card: Auto Skills Center, the Gaffney and Murphy Fitness Centers, Check-it-Out and the woodshop at Arts and Crafts.
Gaffney Fitness Center
6330 Broadfoot Road
301-677-5950 Facility Manager
301-677-3867 Administrative Office
301-677-7916 Aquatics Program
301-677-3318 Sports Program
Monday through Fridays, 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for basketball only
100% ID Card Check Required (uniform not exempt)
Gaffney Fitness Center includes a cardiovascular room with treadmills, steppers, cross trainers, bikes, rowers and TV monitors, Life Fitness training equipment, free weight equipment with Hammer Strength free weights and plate-loaded machines, two racquetball courts, a 25-meter heated indoor pool; locker rooms and saunas. No one under 13 is allowed in the facility unless they are in the indoor pool. These children must be accompanied by an adult or be a member of the youth swim team.
The installation’s adult intramural sports program is based at Murphy Field House. On Fort Meade, intramurals are intra-service, and all active duty personnel are welcome to participate in these programs regardless of branch of service.
Mullins Stadium Track
The Mullins Stadium Track is a one-quarter mile track. Field event reservations are also available but must be reserved in advance by the facility manager.
Mullins Stadium Track located on York Avenue across from Gaffney Fitness Center.
Available for daily use year-round from dawn to dusk
Murphy Field House
8451 Zimborski Ave.
Monday through Friday, 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for basketball only
Murphy Field House is used for indoor physical training, intramural sports activities and special events. The center includes a cardiovascular room with treadmills, steppers, cross trainers, bikes, rowers and TV monitors, Life Fitness training equipment, a weight room with Hammer Strength weights and plate-loaded machines, two racquetball courts, two non-regulation basketball courts, locker rooms and saunas. FMWR card is required. The FMWR Card is available for eligible patrons at Gaffney Fitness Center.
Fort Meade Movie Theater
Llewellyn and Roberts Avenues
Fridays and Saturdays 6 p.m.
Sundays 2 p.m.
The post movie theater shows movies to the Fort Meade community. Movie schedules are published online and in the weekly post newspaper, “Soundoff!”
Automotive Skills Center
6530-A Taylor Avenue
Thursday through Friday, 1 to 9 p.m.;
Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Automotive Skills Center contains state-of-the-art equipment for all of your mechanical needs. With 24 open bays, scanning computers, tools and hydraulic lifts, patrons can service all types of domestic and foreign vehicles.
New patrons must view a 20-minute safety video and attend a 10-minute briefing before using the facility. An FMWR card is required.
Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS)
8612 6th Armored Cavalry Road
The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program is a communication link between service members, the Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation staff and the chain of command regarding issues pertinent to single military life. BOSS hosts events throughout the year that may be of interest to single soldiers.
The Lanes Fort Meade
2783 MacArthur Road
Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.,
Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Located in the Town Centre complex between the Commissary and the Post Office, The Lanes is a newly renovated, 36-lane family fun bowling center with automated bumpers and scoring. It is open daily for recreational and league play. Inside The Lanes are both the Pin Deck Cafe and the 11th Frame Lounge and Deck—a full-service bar. The lounge is open Monday through Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons during the NFL Season. The Pro Shop at The Lanes is a full-service shop offering the latest merchandise and ball maintenance services. The Lanes also offers free Wi-Fi and a video arcade.
Patrons are invited to join one of the leagues offered at The Lanes. There is something for everyone: youth, parent and child, men’s, couples, special interest and even a PBA Sports League for those PBA hopefuls.
The Lanes offers discount prices on games and food Thursdays for family fun days.
Cosmic bowling is featured every Saturday night and on special occasions throughout the year.